Shelby County Indiana
The Shelby Democrat
Funeral services for Otis Yarnell,
a retired railway mail clerk and resident of Shelbyville since 1920, who died
Tuesday night at his summer cottage at Camp Joy, west of Boggstown, will be held
Friday at 2:00 p.m. in the Charles M. Ewing chapel. The Rev. Ernest L.
Ford, pastor of the First Christian church will officiate.
Thursday Mary 30, 1940
TO BE HELD FRIDAY
Funeral for Otis Yarnell to Be at
Ewing Chapel -- Burial at
Burial will be made in
Crown Hill cemetery at Indianapolis following short services in the cemetery
chapel at 3:45 p.m. Dr. Charles H. Winters, of Indianapolis, will
officiate at the chapel services there.
Mr. Yarnell, who was 82,
had been in failing health the last nine years and became critically ill five
days ago. With his wife, he had removed to the cottage from their
residence here three weeks ago. His death was due to diabetes.
The son of Peter
and Margaret McLean Yarnell, Mr. Yarnell was born Aug. 14, 1857,
in Steubenville, O. On July 4, 1881, he married Ada C. McLean,
and to the union four children were born, one of whom died in infancy. The
others, who with the widow survive his death, are Robert S. Yarnell and
Mrs. Irene Hamilton, both of Indianapolis and Mrs. Sarah Y. Baird,
of Shelbyville. In addition, he is survived by five grandchildren and six
Members of the First
Christian church here, Mr. and Mrs. Yarnell previously lived in Irvington, an
Indianapolis suburb, where Mr. Yarnell also was a charter member of Masonic
Lodge No. 44.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
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